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Cameroon Ambassador Tells Inner City Press "Scissors In Our Hands" To Cut Internet Again
By Matthew Russell Lee, Exclusive Series
 

UNITED NATIONS,   April 21 – The day after  Cameroon's Paul Biya government belatedly restored the Internet he cut  in the two Anglophone regions of the country, on April 21 Inner City  Press asked long time Cameroonian Ambassador to the UN Tommo Monthe  about it. 

Monthe, set to chair the UN's Fifth (Budget) Committee next  year, told Inner City Press "the scissors are in our hands... we will cut it" if it is used not only for so-called hate speech but for secession talk of any kind. Exclusive audio here. He said people should be jailed for burning the Cameroon flag, and that it was fine to destroy the businesses of entrepreneurs in Southern Cameroons even if they were not involved in secession talk. 

Meanwhile when Inner City Press asked UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres' spokesman Stephane Dujarric about Monthe's comments, the UN had no response, wouldn't  even after weeks tell Inner City Press who is in charge of the UN in  Cameroon, following Guterres' promotion of Najat Rochdi who said nothing  about the Internet and blocke on Twitter Inner City Press which is pursuing the issue. This is today's UN - and today's Cameroon. Watch this platform.